We’re not distributing cars, may resume to slash 2020 Budget ― Reps

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We're not distributing cars, may resume soon to slash 2020 Budget ―Reps
House of Representatives

By Tordue Salem – Abuja

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, denied allegations that it has taken delivery and shared exotic cars to its members.

Besides, the House, according to a statement by its Spokesman, Rep. Benjamin Kalu, said they will consider resuming to review the 2020 Budget, in tune with the global coronavirus induced economic decline.

in a press statement signed Tuesday by Barr. Kalu, he did not only deny a report about an alleged delivery of new official cars to lawmakers, but he also outlined possible interventions from the House to address the lapses in the economy, on resumption.

“It has come to the attention of the House of Representatives that a newspaper report on Friday, March 27, 2020, had insinuated that the Green Chamber is distributing official vehicles for the 360 members of the House at this critical moment that the country is battling to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

“This story is rather unfortunate at this time…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper